Even as one of the largest employers in Silicon Valley announced plans to cut thousands of jobs, Silicon Valley employers have reported a growing demand for highly skilled tech workers.
One city councilman says the city of Sunnyvale’s 20-year economic plan is helping it maintain its status as a dominant force in the Silicon Valley
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has signed up some of the city’s top technology companies to join his new Technology Advisory Council with the goal of growing San Francisco’s high tech industry.
The agency that helped revive downtown and make San Jose a central part of the Silicon Valley technology industry has laid off nearly half its staff, and the remaining workers could lose their jobs by summer.
The comeback of the American auto industry may depend on whether the high tech engineers needed to design cutting edge cars will consider living in Detroit instead of the Bay Area.
President Barack Obama came to the Bay Area on Thursday evening to push his plan to spend billions more on education, meeting with Apple’s ailing leader Steve Jobs and the chiefs of Facebook and Google.
A high tech trade mission to India kicking off this week features Silicon Valley companies. One of the technologies being tested in India is from Mountain View-based Intuit.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is reaching out to Twitter in the hope of getting the networking giant to keep its headquarters in the city.
The Brown Administration is being urged to create a high tech czar position at the cabinet level to represent Silicon Valley, in the hopes of stemming the loss of jobs.
The expectation is that 2011 is not only going to be a new year, it’s going to be a successful year.